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and with hundreds still in jails. some u.s. lawmakers feel be obama's visit was premature. on a trip aimed to showcase the so-called pivot to asia, all three countries mr. obama was visiting have human rights difficulties. in a news conference with the prime minister day before, admitted the country's democracy is work in progress. just six years from a coup. >> he would likely not be visiting cambodia where the human right abuses have gotten worse in recent years but the east asia summit there. meanwhile, israeli-palestinian fighting in the ongoing arab string led to daily phone conversations with israeli prime minister netanyahu, and egyptian president morsi, prompted an appeal for talks and restraint. >> as egyptians, tunisias, others have more of a voice in their government, it becomes more important for all the players including the united states to speak directly to those populations. and to deliver a message that peace is prefer to believe war. >> experts say one of the questions likely to dominate informal conversations at the summit in cambodia is where will the u.s. economy will
white house official to visit new jersey since sandy. president obama visited friday. new jersey and new york were hit the hardest by hurricane sandy. >>> president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton arrived in myanmar a short time ago also known as burma. mr. obama says this trip is not an endorsement of the government there but an acknowledgement of the process the country has made moving towards democracy after decades of military rule. he will speak later to university students. >>> the bay area marks a grim anniversary today. on november 18th, 1978 four were killed at the jones people's temple in guyana. the killings were followed by a mass murder and suicide by 912 temple members. today as they have every year since the tragedy, family members of the victims attended a memorial service in oakland. as we'll mary, they were there not only to remember -- hear, they were there not only to remember but to protest. ♪ the heartache they bring ♪ >> reporter: this memorial service started with the covering of a memorial in this oakland cemetery, something this family calls th
obama becomes a first- inning president to visit burma. but >> lewis hamilton wins the u.s. grand prix. >> ban ki moon has arrived in cairo in support of the cease- fire between israel and hamas. >> the exiled leader of hamas says they must take the first up a bit want the truce in israel. they will consider a cease-fire in israel and their attacks and the siege of gaza. >> israel has bombed building and at least 90 people have been killed and some 700 wounded since the air strikes began. >> the bombardment of gaza continues. israeli defense forces are picking targets they say it are connected to palestinian militants. the billionaire also among the latest casualties. across the border in israel, ground troops are massing in preparations for a possible invasion. israel has no mobilize and 40,000 reservists. elsewhere, diplomats are attempting to broker a ceasefire. in jerusalem, middle east peace envoy tony blair met with perez to stop the rocket attacks. >> it is clear we do not have any ambition to gain an advantage but we just want to stop the fire. >> more than 1000 rockets have be
. president obama made a his tore rig stop in myanmar. the six hour visit marks the first for a serving u.s. commander in chief. obama met with their president and opposition leader now lawmaker. obama made it clear his visit was not an endorsement of the dictatorship but an acknowledgement of the progress made. >> i shared our belief that the process of reform that he has approached is one that will move this country forward, the steps that he's already taken for democratization, elections, release of prisoner of conscious, a commitment to work with us on on human rights, all can unleash a potential of a beautiful thing. and i shared with him the fact that i recognized that this is just the first steps on what will be a long journey. >> and we'll have more analysis on obama's three day southeast asia trip with ambassador to singapore in about 30 minutes time or so. so stay tuned for that. the czech government has announced that it eases plans amid growing krit schl of its austerity drive. additional money would be used to stimulate the economy which is in its fifth consecutive month of c
is that mr. obama is visiting asia during a very difficult time in the middle east and also while he is engaged in very difficult negotiations with conservatives, congressional republicans over the looming fiscal cliff which takes effect january 1st. there's been some criticism of mr. obama of taking this trip against the background of domestic issues as well as the conflict in gaza. nonetheless, the administration says this is part of the long term view. it's part of the united states pivot towards asia and they can multitask and deal with the crisis of the day. they are looking at the long view here which is why mr. obama is now visiting myanmar along with the u.s. secretary of state, hillary clinton. he'll only be on the ground for six or seven hours and then another history making trip when he visits cambodia for a summit. a security summit of asian nations. we're looking at live pictures now. you can see the media gathered outside there. we are expecting to see mr. obama emerge from that door there which is on the right of your screen which we can see. somewhere behind that curt
before he arrived in cambodia. he became the first sitting u.s. president to visit myanmar. obama praised the country's transition to democracy, but he called for more reforms. obama met with president thein sein. he referred to the nation for the first time in public as myanmar. the name made official by the military. the u.s. government usually calls it burma. >> i shared with president thein sein our belief that the process of reform that he is taking is one that will move the country forward. >> local people lined the streets waving u.s. flags to welcome the american president. obama then met longtime democracy activist aung san suu kyi at her home. >> i'm proud to be the first american president to visit this spectacular country. we've seen some very encouraging progress. >> we are working to success for our people and for the friendship between our two countries. >> some human rights activists called the visit premature, but obama said they should take the opportunity to encourage what he called the better impulses in the country. >>> israeli leaders are being bombarded with interna
december 7th. so call today or visit your local walgreens. >>> the white house says president obama had a tense meeting with cambodia's prime minister this morning over human rights. the stop after emotional landmark visit to myanmar, now marching towards democracy. lisa stark reports. >> reporter: president obama became the first u.s. president to visit the country of myanmar in a quick stop over that included meetings with the president and a nobel peace prize winner who spent years under house arrest. thousands of burmese filled the streets as president obama joined by hillary clinton paid a personal call on suu kyi. -- at the university the president addressed critics who complained the u.s. has rushed too soon to avoid leaders here. the white house says the trip should not be viewed as a victory celebration but as an opportunity to press for urgent actions still needed there, especially freeing political prisoners and ending ethic tension. >> the president: you need to reach for a future where national security is strengthed by a military that serves uncivilians. >> reporter: it wa
the first american president to visit the asian nation of burma. >> mr. obama met with pro-democracy activist aung san suu kyi at the same lakeside villa where she spent 15 years under house arrest. >>> paula broadwell at the center of the david petraeus scandal has come out of hiding. >> friends telling the associated press broadwell deeply regrets the damage done and is trying to move forward. >>> a group of fisherman in the gulf of mexico caught a deadly oil rig explosion on camera. >> look at that! >>> shoppers are already lining up to gobble up black friday deals. >> everybody keeps coming earlier and earlier and earlier. >>> a rare gigantic waterspout whipped up the water off australia. >> all that -- >> look out! he gets sacked big time. baltimore ravens have put themselves in tremendous shape in the afc north. >> the american music award goes to -- >> justin bieber! >> this is for all the haters. >> and all that matters. >> vice president joe biden got a firsthand look at the devastation from superstorm sandy. >> we're not going anywhere. and you've got a home boy.
. president obama's six-hour visit marks the beginning of a new era. but not everyone is celebrating. >>> and vice president biden tours the battered new jersey shore with a promise of unwavering federal support. good morning, welcome to "early start." i'm christine romans. >> good morning, christine. good morning, everybody. i'm alina cho. it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. thanks so much for being with us on this very, very early monday morning. >> it is early. but up first, the bombings and the bloodshed on the rise in gaza. the last day has been the deadliest. 11 civilians, including four children, killed by an israeli missile that leveled a two-story home in gaza city. there's no letup in sight to the violence. representatives of israel and hamas are in egypt separately for peace talks. hamas issuing its demand for a cease-fire. they want israel to end a long-running military blockade of gaza immediately. the carnage from the last 24 hours, arwa damon is in gaza city. >> reporter: the large slab of concrete and mangled metal finally gives way. buried beneath it, another lifeless body.
landmark visit to myanmar, now marching towards democracy. lisa stark reports. >> reporter: president obama became the first u.s. president to visit the country of myanmar in a quick stop over that included meetings with the president and a nobel peace prize winner who spent years under house arrest. thousands of burmese filled the streets as president obama joined by hillary clinton paid a personal call on suu kyi. -- at the university the president addressed critics who complained the u.s. has rushed too soon to avoid leaders here. the white house says the trip should not be viewed as a victory celebration but as an opportunity to press for urgent actions still needed there, especially freeing political prisoners and ending ethic tension. >> the president: you need to reach for a future where national security is strengthed by a military that serves uncivilians. >> reporter: it wasn't all diplomacy. he made a tourist stop at one of the oldest most revered sites in buddhism. president obama barefoot, as is required, poured cups of water over the showed -- over the shoulder of a by due. pre
morning to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. it is a historic day for president obama and for the people of myanmar, as it transitions towards democracy. during the first visit by a sitting u.s. president, mr. obama pledged that the u.s. will be friends with any nation that respects its people's rights and international law. nbc political director and chief white house reporter chuck todd has been traveling with the president. chuck, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, veronica. president obama is the first president to ever visit myanmar. i can tell you it's been a whirlwind day here for the president. the president got here, greeted by throngs of people of this country at times getting very close actually to the motorcade. the first thing he did after he met with the president is he went to nobel peace prize winner aung san suu kyi, who of course is the big democracy activist here in myanmar. the president was here and made the case why myanmar needs to continue its democratic reform and also told the story of the evolution of american democracy hoping it would serve as a m
caught in the cross fire. >>> president obama makes a historic visit to burma urging leaders of the long isolated country to embrace democracy. >>> are you ready for black friday? some shoppers are already lined up to kick off the holiday shopping season but will shoppers spend enough to meet retailers expectations? >>> and nature's power on full display as a massive waterspout threatens to touch down on dry land. >>> this is "the cbs morning news" for monday, november 19th, 2012. >>> good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning, no signs of a letup in the fighting between israeli forces and palestinian militants on the gaza strip. israeli air strikes hit dozens of suspected targets overnight. an israeli missile destroyed two homes in a residential neighborhood, killing at least two children, according to gaza officials. militants fired more than 100 rockets on israel yesterday. peace efforts are under way in cairo. susan mcginnis is in washington watching it all this morning. susan, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. the
, president obama got a warm welcome during his historic visit to burma. but it was a chillier reception in the next stop. [ female announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day women's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for women's health concerns as we age. it has more of 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day 50+. >>shepard: i am shepard smith and this is the "studio b" at the bottom the hour. world leaders trying to hammer out a deal between israel and hamas as both sides pound each other. egypt is calling for hamas to stop the rocket attacks and hamas is demanding israel stock the blockade. president obama called the egyptian president and the israeli prime minister. working out a truce will not be easy considering both consideration each other a terrorist organization. the israeli military reports they stand ready to invade gaza. here is what it looked like on the ground there this afternoon. >> all along the gaza strip outposts have now popped up, with communication centers set up the past 24 to 48 hours and now it resemb
is on a historic visit to the southeast nation asian of myanmar. while he is there, mr. obama will be meeting with myanmar's prime minister and the nobel peace prize winning democracy advocate aung san suu kyi. the president will also deliver an address in which he will praise myanmar's progress toward democracy and urge it to make further reforms. myanmar is also known as burma. >>> well, vice president joe biden was much closer to home, getting a firsthand look at the new jersey coastline that, of course, was devastated by superstorm sandy. the vice president toured hard-hit seaside heights and later surveyed damage in hoboken, new jersey. he met with about 50 first responders and receiving a briefing pledging federal support. biden said rebuilding is a, quote, national respondent. >>> we have new developments this morning in the cia sex scandal. a person close to david petraeus' biographer paula broad well says she is devastated by the fallout of her affair with the former cia chief. broadwell is back in the south with her husband and her sons after a week in washington. this is them arriv
obama is in cambodia this hour, the last stop on a visit to southeast asia. he's holding talks with the cambodian prime minister and the leaders of japan and china and attending two summit was regional leaders. mr. obama flew to cambodia from myanmar, first u.s. president to visit the country also known as burma. among his events, a meeting with opposition leader aung san suu kyi. like president obama, a nobel peace price laureate. suu kyi was held under house arrest for 15 years for leading the struggle against burma's military dictatorship. but the violence in the middle east has also demanded mr. obama's attention. jessica yellin is traveling with the president. >> reporter: it was in thailand the president gave his first public remarks on the violence in israel and gaza standing by israel. >> there's no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders. so we are fully supportive of israel's right to defend itself. >> reporter: and he put the onus on hamas to make peace possible. >> it starts with no more missiles being fire
each other for a very long time. this was president obama's first visit to myanmar. this marks the final visit that secretary clinton will make with the president abroad. she's not staying on for a second term. josh. >> reena ninan, thank you for that. >>> meanwhile, a new sign for trouble for the u.s. economy. "the wall street journal" finds american companies are now cutting back on investments at the fastest pace since the recession. many cite concerns in political uncertainty in washington and slowing demands overseas. >>> and new york city has been forced to extend gas rationing for yet another week. some 30% of the city's gas stations remain closed, three weeks after hurricane sandy roared ashore. >>> and finally an image going viral this morning. take a look. what became the end of a road for a police officer with his van in germany. he was chasing alleged bike thieves when he drove straight into a stretch of newly laid cement. that van, as you can see, came to a sudden and rather complete stop. they eventually did have to bring in a tow truck to get it out. the good new
the first visit by a sitting u.s. president, mr. obama pledged that the u.s. will be friends with any nation that respects its people's rights and international law. nbc political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd is traveling with the president. chuck, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, veronica. the president was only here on the ground for 12 hours, the first american president to visit myanmar, the country formerly known as burma. he was greeted by a sea of locals. some of it was spontaneous, some very organized. school-aged children in school uniforms waved the american flag and the myanmar flag. the president met with the official leadership here, played tourist, visiting a famous buddhist attraction here, a 2,000-year-old temple. he also went to aung san suu kyi's house, democracy activist who was under house arrest here in this country for years. the president went to her house, had a few words with her. but the centerpiece of his visit was a speech at yangon university where he laid out the case for why he's here, why he thinks myanmar can still be
. president obama has also been visiting, and millions are still without power. this super storm is responsible for 24 deaths. and super storm did not leave millions of people in the dark it also left people with out cellphone service. new york's senators says that he wants to make sure that does not happen on future storms. he wants the federal communications commission to require cellphone company to set up backup emergency power systems. for mass outages in the future. >> southwest airlines as part during with sea world to move se 6animals that were orphaned 60 animals-. that were displaced. 60 cats, dogs on the east coast were on a special charter flight. they were chaperoned on this trip. the helen would word placement service will help with placement helen woodward... and eleme [ man ] it's big. supports in times of need. same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. aladdin bail bonds. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forw
. >> all right, thank you, david. >>> well, president obama is making an historic visit to the southeast asian nation of myanmar. she the first u.s. leader to ever go to that country which is also known as burma. mr. obama has already met with myanmar's leaders with aung san suu kyi. the president has also praised myanmar's move towards democracy and urged the country to continue making further reforms. >>> vice president biden spent sunday getting an up close look at the area devastated by superstorm sandy. the v.p. toured seaside heights. he later surveyed the damage in hoboken. he later met with supporters saying rebuilding is, quote, a national responsibility. >>> and in new york, city officials plan to demolish about 200 homes severely damaged by sandy. in some cases, the danger of collapse is so great, they'll be bulldozed before the owners are notified. another 500 homes are being inspected and could be torn down as well. >>> most of the country is expecting a mild week which clears the way for a pretty smooth thanksgiving getaway. but that is definitely not the case in the northw
." with chuck ed todd. don't miss it. nate silver tomorrow. >>> pacific motion, president obama makes a historic visit to myanmar during a tour of neighboring countries. we'll have the latest on his first post election trip and his last one with secretary of state hillary clinton before she steps down. >>> meanwhile, violence continues in the middle east as israel increases attacks in gaza. live reports from there and tel aviv as hopes grow for a mediation effort led by the u.n. attorney general. back at home congressional leaders start a fiscal cliff conversation before a post election vacation. will they have anything to be thankful for when everyone gets back to work and the clock really starts ticking? good morning from washington. it's monday, november 19, 2012, and this is "the daily rundown." no, it's not chuck todd. the president is in cambodia this morning, his final stop on a three nation tour of southeast asia. after wrapping up the first trip to myanmar by a sitting u.s. president, chuck joins us now with the latest on the president's trip. >> well, good morning. i'm here in myanmar,
in myanmar earlier today. president obama is the first sitting american president to visit that country. the obama administration strongly supports democratic reforms there. the president is meeting with myanmar's reformist president and advocates. >>> today was the anniversary of the jonestown massacre. for the first time family members could gather at an official permanent memorial. in a brief service at oakland's evergreen ceremony, they unveiled four stone panels engraved with the names of all who kind november 18th, 1978. not everyone is happy about one name, james jones. jones is the san francisco minister responsibility for the mass suicide in guyana. >> horrific. we lived that tragedy. my family. many people never got over it and now we have to see the insult. >> mof the survivors see the memorial as a critical step in healing. more than 400 jonestown victims are buried at ever green. it was the only cemetery in the united states to accept the bodies. for decades it was marked by one granite stone. >>> in the aftermath of hurricane sandy vice president biden is assuring people i
responders who lost their homes. his visit is followed by to visit from president obama. the 600 customers of the 2.1 million lost power in new jersey still not have electricity. super storm sandy was is possible for 24 deaths there. >> would take a quick break is 5:27. >> we come back with just talk about the vice president will talk about the president and his visit to southeast asia appeared to have more on this historic visit coming up next. we are back. is 5:38 a.m. on the kron 4 morning news. you consider lies on the embarcadero building one and to have been lit. we are at that time of year the holiday season. where people come together. final preparation is underway in san jose for the thanksgiving food giveaway that they do each year. kron 4 it will transf will tran wills live here is is for their work and not collecting the donations?. >> yes they have been collecting hair. the turkeys are ready to go you can see here is one truck full of turkey's and then we swing the camera over here is another truck full of turkey's not to mention a cooler. a week and a half ago we were here we
over the weekend was thailand and late last night, president obama became the first bt to ever visit mee you mar. he met with the national league of democracy there along with secretary of state hilary clinton. he spoke with the president and said his trip is not an endorsement of the new government, which is in the middle of a transition to democracy, but he did praise the country for shaking off its military rule and press the government for more reform. obviously we're having a little bit of technical problems, but the president said the steps the president has taken for release of the prisoners and his commitment to work with the u.s. on human rights dialogue will unlease the incredible potential of that beautiful country. this is obama's first trip overseas since his reelection shows he is serious about shifting america's focus leastward. the two are continuing to fire rockets and israel has blamed hamas for does sends of arrests since the violence started. more "bill press show" after the break. we'll be right back. here in our own country. >> it's an iss
an election. and president obama says his visit is not an endorsement of the country's government which still holds hundreds of political prisoners and he says he wants it highlight the progress that burma has made and the president will be joined by suu kyi, and we'll carry those remarks live at 1 a.m. eastern here on fox news. well, we have an update for you on the oil rig that caught fire in the gulf of mexico on friday. cia of black elk energy, spoke after the divers located the body of one of the missing workers. >> and the coast guard, how they would like the effort to go and where it should be transported to, and it's very sad and you always hold out hope. >> harris: the fire, believed to have started when workers were using a torch to cut an oil line, it was quickly put out, but at least 11 of them suffered burns. doctors saying today one of the four men who suffered the most severe burns has improved from critical it fair condition. black elk energy now hiring their own divers to help in the search for the remaining missing man after the coast guard suspended their search and the ceo
and yesterday he became the first sitting u.s. president to visit myanmar. president obama received an incredibly warm welcome as he visited myanmar. the country that had been long considered a outcast. he praised its progress but made clear u.s. support would disappear if its democratic reforms were not continued. >> the flickers of progress we have seen may not be extinguished. they must be strengthened. they must become a shining north star for all of these people. >> reporter: president obama also met withon song sue key who he called an icon of democracy. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> time is 5:15. officials at the america's cup are reportedly considering smaller catamarans for races in the future. that is after oracle team usa racing boat flipped over while practicing on the san francisco bay last month. that 72-foot catamaran is built for speed but mercury news reports some are questioning if it's too big to handle. however oracle team usa says risky maneuvering not the design caused that accident. oracle is rushing to fini
obama is in cambodia now part of his asian tour that included this historic visit to myanmar. earlier today, he is the first u.s. president to visit that country also known as burma currently in the process of transitioning to democracy. he met with a nobel peace prize winner a democracy advocate. >>> 6:06. let's check traffic and weather. it looks like a good week ahead. >> i think it should be a decent week. we have a lot of clouds out there now but it's kept the temperatures mild early on today. no rain yet. but that may change at least in part for the north bay. there's still a slight chance we could see some sprinkles or light showers in that direction but not by much. and then it looks like i think a better chance of rain as we head into tomorrow. but for today a lot of clouds will continue to stream across our skies. skies staying partly to mostly cloudy today. and then by tuesday afternoon, starting to see more rain showing up in parts of north bay. and a chance for the rest of us through the evening hours on tuesday and early wednesday morning. outside the holiday lights out
it will also be quiet. >> israel has 75,000 troops on stand by. >>> new this morning president obama is now in cambodia the third and last stop on his asian tour. the president and secretary of state hillary clinton just arrived two hours ago. it's the first visit ever by a u.s. president to cambodia. the other history making stop on president obama's trip coming up. >>> back here at home later this morning san francisco city officials will deal with a hot debate involving muni. muni has to decide what they will do with a multimillion dollar wind fall. ktvu tara moriarty is here now. says the big decision boils down to two options right tara? >> reporter: that is right. muni has to decide whether it wants to invest in making improvements to the system and hiring more operators or wants to let youths ride for free. we're here at the portal station. they will take center stage at a board of supervisors government audit. supervisor scott weiner is pushing for using the funds for maintenance. pointing out the agency has very poor performance rates. others would like to see 40,000 low income you
. obama is the first sitting u.s. president to visit myanmar and encouraged the country to continue its transition towards democracy. >>> hearing will focus on muni's performance and maintenance, buses, trains and light rail are suffering from poor maintenance, lack of investment and most of all, issues with reliability. in august muni had an on-time rate of 57%. muni is considering a 6 1/2 million dollar plan give free rides to students. weiner says the money should be used to improve reliability. >>> workers at port of oakland planning 24 hour strike beginning 9:00 tonight they've again 16 months without a new contract. the union says port management is demanding cuts, throw it has a surplus of 37 million dollars. the strike is set to kickoff at the airport terminal. >> union nurses planning a 24 hour strike against a number of hospitals. the 7th strike since september of last year, second this month over a long standing contract dispute the one-day strikes usually a lock-out of four days or more administrators hire replacements for five-day periods. >>> this morning hostess will begi
. >> and in other world news, president obama landed just a few hours ago for a historic visit in mianmar. his first home was at the home of prodemocracy chi. mianmar which use today be burma has emerged from military rule. >>> mike pelton shows us the recent drop in gas prices has led to a rise of drivers. >> reporter: for many drivers, the outrage is over. >> it was really frustrating. >> reporter: after weeks of record setting prices at the pump, the cost of gas is plum eting down across most of the bay area. >> i'm glad. >> reporter: now there is less of a pinch at the pump, drivers say the money they save goes a long ways. >> the fact it is enabling us to travel more at christmas time. >> less inclined to buy an electric car. >> the money will stay in my bank. >> reporter: while prices are lower, 3.75 a gallon is still not considered cheep cheap. >> i pay whatever it is. that's the price of america, baby. especially california. >> reporter: and that price is dropping right before turkey day travel. now the question is not when prices will fall, but by how much. in san mateo, mike. >>> many res
obama is making a historic visit to this country. he's the first serving american president to visit myanmar. in the speech, he complimented political change in the country and also focused much of the speech on calling for more political reform. a little bit of a delicate balance he had to make there. looking at pictures too of aung sung suu chi, a pro democracy icon silting alongside the secretary of state, hillary clinton. a short while ago, president obama and hillary clinton had gone to her house. president obama bowed and shook her hand and hillary clinton gave her a huge hug. in the speech, president obama quoted her focusing especially on citizens in myanmar, as well as across asia, saying that fighting fear was really the key to success, economic and political development, and she really is an icon of that. president obama also talked more about reforms, press freedom, land ownership, the rule of law, the release of political prisoners, as well as the freedom there to worship. he said america will support you every step of the way, as you pursue democracy and economic develo
of the east asian nations before arriving in president obama he became the first sitting u.s. president to visit myanmar. also known as beer ma. >> i can tell you we always remain hopeful about the people of this country. about you. you gave us hope and we bore witness to your courage. >> while in myanmar he also met withon song seiche. she spent years under house arrest. he s she is now a member of parliament. >>> 4:33. the cross border attacks continue between israel and gaza despite international peace efforts. at least 84 palestinians have been killed by israeli air strikes over the last few days. and hamas militants continue to fire rockets into israel. most of which are intercepted by the iron dome defense system. >> when are the israelis going to understand the only way out of this conflict is to resolve it through political means once and all by ending their occupation and allowing the palestinian people to be independent and free. >> total equation here is relatively simple if if israel will be -- if israel will have peace and quiet and then in gaza it will also be quiet. >> is
of friendship halfway around the world and makes history as the first sitting u.s. president to visit burma while president obama continues a tour of southeast asia the white house cannot ignore the northeast. nicolas kristof joins us next on "now." [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. >>> i've come to keep my promise and extend the hand of friendship. america now has an ambassador in rangoon, sanctions have been eased, and we will help rebuild an economy that can offer opportunity for its people and serve as an engine of growth for the world. but, this remarkable journey has just begun. and has much further to go. the flickers of progress that we have seen must not be extinguished, they must be strengthened, they must become a shining north star for all this nation's people. >> that was president obama
. >> now it is time for the top 5@5:00. president obama the first u.s. citizen to visit burma. he endured years of house arrest to gain freedom. the president vowing to help burma continue it's democracy. >> if we see continued progress towards reform our bilateral sides will grow stronger and we will do everything we can to help ensure success. >> critics say he wthe presidens wrong to visit a country oppressed. >> in a few hours hostess will appear to start selling off access. companies are interested in buying parts of the business including twinkies. hostess had no choice but to strike before return to go work. >>> florida senator making history in the iowa debut. he have the keynote speaker at a birthday fundraiser for governor kerry. he said the fundraiser scored over 600,000 dollars. rubio said his speech had nothing to do with that. >> paula broadwell and her family returned home for the first time since david petraeus resigned as cia director over the extra marital affair. she told friends she is devastated about the fallout but is still being investigated for classified document
, he's the first american president to visit cambodia. here is a look at president obama's arrival for the east asia summit. white house officials say the president had a tense meeting earlier with the prime minister of cambodia because president obama spent most of the meeting raising concerns about human rights issues. president obama received an incredibly warm welcome and as he visited myanmar yesterday, the country had long been considered an outcast. the president praised its progress but made clear that the u.s. support would disappear if the democratic reforms were not continued. >> the flickers of process that we've seen mutt not be extinguished. they must continue and become a shining north store for all of the people. >> reporter: in myanmar president obama met with the reform leader at the home where she spent years under arrest arrest. president obama meets with chinese and japanese leaders tomorrow. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >> 7:17. now we're hearing from a girlfriend of tech pioneer john mcafee. police want to question
.s. commander in chief. president obama and secretary clinton paid that emotional visit to aung san suu kyi whom the president called an icon of democracy. joining me for our daily fix, chris cizilla, msnbc contributor and managing editor of post politics.com and mark halperin, senior political analyst for "time" and msnbc. chris cizilla, first to you, pretty extraordinary seeing the president in myanmar and burma with aung san suu kyi, i remember going in 1995 when madeleine albright was trying to pay a visit to her and she was under house arrest and, of course, hillary clinton over the years. but what about the criticism that he is too soon awarding these countries that are just beginning to transition to democracy? and in cambodia the human rights abuses? >> you heard the president address this and say, look, i'm not saying everything is how we would like it to be, but i think there is value in saying it's better than it was. look, i mean i think this is a point at which reasonable people can disagree. the president clearly views this as we need to incentivize when countries are moving away f
with barack president obama on an agreement. president barack obama is set to become the first u.s. president to visit myanmar. the thailand the president tried to assure critics his visit is not an endorsement of the government but acknowledgment of a process that few saw coming. myanmar, firmerly known as burma, is moving towards democracy. >> just ahead, a special honor at the white house for some bay area teens. plus, hot says -- sales for the latest video to hit the market. >> more rain is ahead for the holiday week. >> leigh: leg has the forecast. >> i'm mike shumann and feelingg the raiders' pain, the saints were in pound and -- >> ama: the biggest names in music are hitting the stage for the 40th annual american music awards and you can see the big event right here on abc-7. [shouting] >> ama: over here! no doubt the red carpet event was parade of big names. other classic artists are part of the show at the nokia theater. taylor swift, and justin bieber. catch the american music awards right here at 8:00. >> young adults from an oakland based nonprofit youth program are in washington,
lightning and hail damaging home there is on the shore. >>> president obama is making history during his tour of asian with a controversial visit of myanmar. this is the first time a u.s. president has gone to myanmar. he explained he wants to encourage democracy in what was a regime. >> this is an acknowledgment that there's a process under way in that country that even a year and half, two years ago nobody forsought. >> president obama will meet with chi. >>> we want to take you back now to burma this is in yangon myanmar. president obama is expected to enter that building any home. they gather there as he makes his historic visit in that country. >>> in tonight's special report we take a closer look at this controversial plan and hear from some of those who say it's a more cost effective way to fight crime. >> i apologize to them as well, i'm embarrassed for them because they live and die as a raider fan. i feel for them. >>> raiders owner mark davis makes a rare apology. why he says she's embarrassed coming up in sports wrap. >> remember you can get ktvu news to go right on your cel
. >>> overseas, president obama is making history today becoming the first commander in chief visiting myanmar. for decades, it was ruled by a military hunta, but as chuck todd reports, the president met with the new prime minister and long time democracy activist. >> reporter: the president wrapped up an historic visits here. 20 hours on the ground in myanmar. the first president to visit this president. he is now in cambodia. he was here and greeted by throngs of people. the president used his time here to try to motivate the current president to continue the reforms. he was sure to spotlight aung san suu kyi. he visited her house and this house is where she was under house arrest for years. the two of them made brief remarks and the president was off to yanggong university. he talked about why it was time for a u.s. president to visit myanmar. to open the door of joining myanmar community. he presented challenges for myanmar. he used stories of the american story and evolution of american democracy as evolution. >> the road ahead is marked by huge challenges. there will be those who resist
obama becoming the first u.s. president to ever visit burma sunday night. air force one landing there about two hours ago. president obama saying the stop is not an endorsement of the government which still holds political prisoners but is rather intended to highlight the progress burma has made towards democracy. the president is set to speak to the media around 1 a.m. eastern and we'll carry those remarks live right here on fox newschannel. i'm marianne rafferty. now back to fox files. >>> what does a famous hollywood actress, a tough fearless hockey player, and a woman who grew up in the 1930s have in common? they're all in the center of a medical mystery which may affect three million people in the united states. we begin with jennifer esposito's story. >> so you are a new york girl all the way, right? >> i am. born in brooklyn and then raised on staten island. ien wanted to come to the city d start my acting career. >> growing up in a middle class family,e actress jennifer esposito caughts everyone's attention with television shows like spin city, to award-winning films lik
. happy. happy. happy. (together) happy. i love logistics. >>> today president obama became the first president to visit myanmar. for decades dictators ruled the country. now it's merging from the shadows, embracing reform, and president obama is praising the change. secretary of state hillary clinton and the president paid tribute to the country's most famous freedom fighter who, until recently, was a prisoner in her own home. school children waved american flags at the obama motorcade shouting "i love democracy!" it was an amazing scene in a country where just a few years ago saying something like that could get you thrown in jail. he also sat down with the country's first civilian leader, a symbolic nod to the government's initial moves towards reform, and he spoke about the university where 1988 student activists first rose to fight for change. >> the flickers of progress that we have seen must not be extinguished. they must be strengthened. they must become a shining north star for all this nation's people. and your success in that effort is important to the united states as well
to democracy in a speech at the university. mr. obama is the first sitting president to visit myanmar. >>> san francisco muni leaders will face tough questions this morning at a hearing the hearing will focus on muni performance and maintenance critics say the system is suffering from poor , lack of investment and most of -- issues with reliability in august muni had an on-time rate of 57%. muni is considering spending 6 1/2 million dollars to provide free rides to students. >>> 5:35. workers at the port of oakland are planning to go on a 24 hour strike beginning 9:00 tonight. workers say they've gone 16 months without a contract. the union says port manage is demanding cuts though it has a 37 million dollar surplus. the strike is set to kickoff tonight at the airport terminal, pickets plan to target the airport and port tomorrow. >> nurses planning a strike they say they will walk out tomorrow morning. it will be the seventh strike against sutter since september of last year, second this month off a long-standing contract dispute. the strikes usually a lockout for four days hospital administ
. >>> president obama makes history this week during his tour of asia, with a controversial visit to myanmar. he arrived in thailand today, where he met with the thai prime minister. >> this is not an endorsement of the burmese government. this is an acknowledgment that there is a process under way inside that country that even a year and a half, two years ago, nobody foresaw. >> tomorrow, myanmar, president obama will meet with the nobel prize winner and visit the house where she was kept under arrest for years. the government continues to hold hundreds of political prisoners. >>> bay area travelers are hitting the roads ahead of the holiday rush. >> lower gas prices are just one thing holiday travelers have to be thankful about this week. >> another early season snowstorm in the sierras, making skiers and snowboarders very happy. we'll have the latest conditions from the slopes. >> and banning, bearing it all. the next step in san francisco to try to limit public nudity and where it would still be allowed. >> watch all of our newscasts live, plus get drive time photographic, video of breaking
of hamas radio network warning people in gaza to stay away from hamas facilities. >>> president obama's southeast asian trip continues today after cambodia after a visit to burma. he is the first u.s. president to visit myanmar which has been make a transition to democracy after years of human rights abuses. he met with a long time advocate and spoke at a university, an event broadcast throughout the country. >> in my discussions here, our goal is to sustain the momentum for democracy. >> the president will attend an east asia summit tomorrow. >>> congress is calling for an investigation into who modified the cia's talking points about the deadly attack on a u.s. consulate in libya. senator dianne feinstein, who chairs the intelligence committee, said she wants to open an investigation. former cia director david petraeus testified friday that someone changed the agency's assessment that terrorists were involved. >>> 4:36. out the door with traffic and weather. big holiday week. i think we're kicking off a monday pretty well. >> i hope so. we had so much rain this weekend. >> might i s
because we're crumbling all over the middle east. >>> any moment now president obama is set to touch down in cambodia, the second of two asian nations that no sitting u.s. president has visited before. first myanmar, a country rapid by transitioning from years of brutal military rule. president obama met with government officials as well as opposition leader aung san suu kyi who spent decades under house arrest and subsequent election to parliament. myanmar, also known as burma, has sweeping change to renewed focus on tackling poverty and political oppression. speaking in thailand president obama brushed off criticism that his trip may have been premature. >> this is not an endorsement of the burmese government, this is an acknowledgment that there's a process underway inside that country that even a year and a half, two years ago nobody foresaw. but i don't think anybody's under any illusion that burma's arrived, that they're where they need to be. on the other hand, if we waited to engage until they had achieved a perfect democracy, my suspicion is we would be waiting an awful long time
. >>> president obama is in cambodia this hour and he made a passionate speech to the people in myanmar formerly known as berma. chuck todd is traveling with him and has more on the visit for s us. >> good morning from myanmar, richard. the president left a few hours ago but it was a whirlwind 12 hours he spent here, and it is an amazing story, myanmar and the relationship with the united states. a few years ago a country completely isolated essentially from the world community and now a first-h ever visit from a united states sitting president. barack obama spent time with the current president of this country and also did a little tourism if you l and he was greeted by throngs of locals and schoolchildren were waving flags and the motorcade was at times engulfed in the sea of people. and the president did get time to play a little tourist and went to a famous pagoda here and participated in a ceremony having to do with the buddha that is at this pagoda and then it is on to angsn suu kyu kyi's house. she is the activist who was under house arrest at the very house that the president visited, b
parties. mr. obama made history becoming the first u.s. president to visit myanmar. >>> the tri spent most of the past four months aboard the international space station. during the trip williams broke the record for time spent space walking. she clocked 50 hours and 40 minutes. the state department is updating how it deployed security around the globe. forces deployed will be monitored so they can help during emergencies in needed. the change comes over how the obama administration handled the crisis in benghazi. i'm don lemon keeping you informed. and a telepresence room in brazil. the secure cloud helped us get some numbers from my assistant's pc in new york. and before i reached the top, the board meeting became a congrats we sold the company party. wait til my wife's phone hears about this. [ cellphone vibrating ] [ female announcer ] with cisco at the center, working together has never worked so well. for their annual football trip. that's double miles you can actually use. tragically, their buddy got sacked by blackouts. but it's our tradition! that's roughing the card holder. but w
netanyahu says the israeli military is prepared to escalate its operations if necessary. >>> president obama is overseas in cambodia this hour. coming up in about eight minute, the importance of a visit from the first sitting president to that country. >>> a two-alarm fire at a russian river resort sent four people to the hospital and knocked out power lines early this morning. the fire started around 3:45 at the guerneville lodge on river road. it took about 45 minutes to get it under control. the red cross was called in to help people who were staying at the resort. there's no record on the condition of the four people who went to the hospital. investigators are looking for the cause. >>> a rare situation from muni. a surplus of funds. now there's a debate over the best way to spend the windfall. we've been following the story since "mornings on 2" and tara moriarty joins us live with the two options that are under debate. good afternoon, tara. >> reporter: good afternoon. money for free muni passes for 40,000 low income children or money for services to improve them. well, from what it so
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